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2010 Spring Eastern Sectional Meeting
Newark, NJ, May 2223, 2010 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1060
Associate secretaries: Steven H Weintraub, AMS steve.weintraub@lehigh.edu
Saturday May 22, 2010

Saturday May 22, 2010, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Lobby, 2nd Floor, Kupfrian Hall

Saturday May 22, 2010, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Room 202, Kupfrian Hall

Saturday May 22, 2010, 8:55 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Computational Topology Applied to the Global Dynamics of Nonlinear Systems.
Jim Wise Theater, 2nd Floor, Kupfrian Hall
Konstantin Mischaikow*, Rutgers University
(10603702)

Saturday May 22, 2010, 10:00 a.m.12:50 p.m.
Special Session on Graph Theory, I
Room 104, Tiernan Hall Organizers: Nathan W. Kahl, Seton Hall University Nathan.Kahl@shu.edu
Michael J. Ferrara, University of Colorado at Denver
Arthur H. Busch, University of Dayton

10:00 a.m.
Balanced bipartite subgraphs with at least half the degree of each vertex.
Stephen G. Hartke*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Tyler Seacrest, University of NebraskaLincoln
(106005104)

10:30 a.m.
An Extremal Characterization of Projective Planes.
Stefaan De Winter, Department of Mathematics and Computer Algebra, Ghent University
Felix Lazebnik*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Delaware
Jacques Verstraëte, Department of Mathematics, University of California San Diego
(106005236)

11:00 a.m.
Another Extremal Property of Turán Graphs.
Spencer N. Tofts*, University of Delaware
Felix Lazebnik, University of Delaware
(106005226)

11:30 a.m.
On generalized Ramsey numbers of Erd{ő}s and Rogers.
Andrzej Dudek*, Carnegie Mellon University
Vojta R{ö}dl, Emory University
(10600566)

12:00 p.m.
Minimum Saturated Graphs and Ramsey Graphs.
Guantao Chen, Georgia State University
Michael J. Ferrara, University Colorado Denver
Ron Gould, Emory University
Colton Magnant, Lehigh University
John R. Schmitt*, Middlebury College
(10600558)

12:30 p.m.
Finding Large Subgraphs.
Hemanshu Kaul*, Illinois Institute of Technology
(106005210)

Saturday May 22, 2010, 10:00 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Special Session on Elliptic and Parabolic Problems in Geometry, I
Room 112, Tiernan Hall Organizers: Simon Brendle, Stanford University brendle@math.stanford.edu
MuTao Wang, Columbia University

Saturday May 22, 2010, 10:00 a.m.1:20 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematics and Computations of Fluid Dynamics
Room 107, Tiernan Hall Organizers: Yuan N. Young, New Jersey Institute of Technology yyoung@oak.njit.edu

10:00 a.m.
Shape Optimization of Peristaltic Pumping.
Shawn W Walker*, New York University, Courant Institute
Michael J Shelley, New York University, Courant Institute
(10607649)

10:30 a.m.
Current Results on the Interaction of Electric Fields with Soap Films.
John A Pelesko*, University of Delaware
(106076211)

11:00 a.m.
Solving the immersed interface problem using the decomposition with boundary integral approach.
Anita T Layton*, Duke University
(106065118)

11:30 a.m.
Modeling and simulation of biologically active suspensions.
David Saintillan*, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(106076137)

12:00 p.m.
Front tracking and its coupling with convection dominated problems.
Xiaolin Li*, SUNY at Stony Brook
Wurigen Bo, SUNT at Stony Brook
Brian Fix, SUNY at Stony Brook
JoungDong Kim, SUNY at Stony Brook
James Glimm, SUNY at Stony Brook
(106065154)

12:30 p.m.
Microhydrodynamics of soft particles.
Petia M Vlahovska*, Dartmouth College
(106076175)

1:00 p.m.
Dynamic Behavior of Lipid Vesicles in Viscous Flows.
David Salac*, Northwestern University
Michael Miksis, Northwestern University
(106076229)

Saturday May 22, 2010, 10:00 a.m.12:20 p.m.
Special Session on Logic and Groups, I
Room 208, Kupfrian Hall Organizers: Peggy Dean, Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York
Claire Wladis, Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York cwladis@gmail.com
Marcos Zyman, Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York

10:00 a.m.
A negative result regarding the construction of groups with word problem of a given Turing degree.
Jay R. Williams*, Rutgers University
(106020133)

10:30 a.m.
Automorphism groups of nonstandard models of arithmetic.
Roman Kossak*, City University of New York
(106003160)

11:00 a.m.
Something for Nothing: Some Consequences of the Solution to the Tarski Problems.
Benjamin Fine*, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT
Gerhard Rosenberger, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
(106020138)

11:30 a.m.
Groups with logspace normal forms.
Gillian Z. Elston, Hofstra University
Gretchen Ostheimer*, Hofstra University
(106020208)

12:00 p.m.
Equations in groups, actions on trees, algorithmic topology and dynamical systems.
Olga Kharlampovich*, McGill University, Dept of Math and Stats
(106020179)

Saturday May 22, 2010, 10:00 a.m.12:50 p.m.
Special Session on Groups, Computations, and Applications, I
Room 207, Kupfrian Hall Organizers: Delaram Kahrobaei, City University of New York dkahrobaei@gc.cuny.edu

Saturday May 22, 2010, 10:00 a.m.12:50 p.m.
Special Session on Invariants of Knots, Links, and 3Manifolds, I
Room 205, Kupfrian Hall Organizers: Abhijit Champanerkar, College of Staten Island, CUNY abhijit@math.csi.cuny.edu
Ilya S. Kofman, College of Staten Island, CUNY
Philip J. P. Ording, Medgar Evers College, CUNY

Saturday May 22, 2010, 10:00 a.m.12:20 p.m.
Special Session on Teichmüller Theory, Hyperbolic Geometry, and Complex Dynamics, I
Room 114, Tiernan Hall Organizers: Zheng Huang, College of Staten Island, CUNY huangz@mail.csi.cuny.edu
Ren Guo, University of Minnesota

Saturday May 22, 2010, 10:00 a.m.12:50 p.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms, Lfunctions, and Applications, I
Room 111, Tiernan Hall Organizers: Ameya Pitale, American Institute of Mathematics pitale@aimath.org
Anantharam Raghuram, Oklahoma State University

Saturday May 22, 2010, 10:00 a.m.12:50 p.m.
Special Session on Lie Algebras and Representation Theory, I
Room 210, Kupfrian Hall Organizers: Gautam Chinta, City College, City University of New York
Andrew Douglas, New York City College of Technology, City University of New York
Bart Van Steirteghem, Medgar Evers College, City University of New York bartvs@mec.cuny.edu

10:00 a.m.
Eigenvalues of generalized Capelli operators and binomial coefficients.
Siddhartha Sahi*, Department of Mathematics, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
(10603371)

10:30 a.m.
Moment polytopes and semigroup of representations with tensor product.
Kiumars Kaveh*, McMaster University
Askold Khovanskii, University of Toronto
(10602256)

11:00 a.m.
Spherical nilpotent orbits and asymptotics of $K$types of Harish Chandra modules.
Donald R King*, Department of Mathematics
(10602279)

11:30 a.m.
Fourier Transforms of Nilpotent, Coadjoint Orbits for $\text{GL}(n,\mathbb{R})$.
Benjamin Harris*, MIT
(10602288)

12:00 p.m.
Differential Operators on the free algebra.
Uma N Iyer*, Bronx Community College.
Timothy C McCune, Great Neck, New York
(10601678)

12:30 p.m.
Hecke Algebras for padic Loop Groups.
Manish M. Patnaik*, Harvard University
(10602277)

Saturday May 22, 2010, 10:00 a.m.12:20 p.m.
Special Session on Financial Mathematics, I
Room 106, Tiernan Hall Organizers: Tim S.T. Leung, Johns Hopkins University timleung@jhu.edu

10:00 a.m.
Energy price correlations: Understanding the links between coal, gas, electricity and carbon prices.
Michael Coulon*, Princeton University
(106060207)

10:30 a.m.
ArbitrageFree Models In Markets With Transaction Costs.
Hasanjan Sayit*, Assistant professor, Mathematics Department, Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Frederi Viens, Professor, Statistics Department, Purdue University,
(10606095)

11:00 a.m.
On refined volatility smile expansion in the Heston model.
Peter Friz, TU and WIAS Berlin, partially supported by MATHEON
Stefan Gerhold, TU Wien, partially supported by the Austrian Federal Financing Agency and the ChristianDopplerGesellschaft
Archil Gulisashvili, Ohio University
Stephan Sturm*, ORFE Department, Princeton University
(106091163)

11:30 a.m.
Heat Polynomials, boundary crossing probabilities and applications in finance.
Gerardo HernandezdelValle*, Columbia University
(10603553)

12:00 p.m.
Risk measures for multivariate variables in markets with random solvency cones.
Birgit Rudloff*, Princeton University
Andreas Hamel, Princeton University/ Yeshiva University
(106060166)

Saturday May 22, 2010, 10:30 a.m.12:50 p.m.
Special Session on Biomembranes: Modeling, Analysis, and Computation, I
Room 105, Tiernan Hall Organizers: Ricardo H. Nochetto, University of Maryland rhn@math.umd.edu
Dionisios Margetis, University of Maryland

Saturday May 22, 2010, 10:30 a.m.12:50 p.m.
Special Session on Topological and Computational Dynamics, I
Room 206, Kupfrian Hall Organizers: JeanPhilippe Lessard, Institute for Advanced Study and Rutgers University lessard@math.rutgers.edu
Konstantin M. Mischaikow, Rutgers University

10:30 a.m.
What Do We Know about Static Packings: From Hard Spheres to Ellipsoidal Particles and from Collapsed Polymers to Folded Proteins?
Corey S OHern*, Yale University
(10608213)

11:00 a.m.
Granular materials: from discrete to continuum description.
Lou Kondic*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Miroslav Kramar, Rutgers University
Konstantin Mischaikow, Rutgers University
Robert P. Behringer, Duke University
(10607024)

11:30 a.m.
Topology of force chains in dense granular materials.
Miroslav Kramar*, Rutgers
Konstantin Mischaikow, Rutgers
Lou Kondic, NJIT
(106014123)

12:00 p.m.
Discrete Morse Theory for Homology Computation.
Shaun R Harker*, Rutgers University
(106057151)

12:30 p.m.
Rational Maps and Maximum Likelihood Decoding: Duality in Algebraic Geometry Codes.
Yasuaki Hiraoka*, Hiroshima University/University of Pennsylvania/JST
(10609416)

Saturday May 22, 2010, 11:00 a.m.12:20 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Trends in Cayley Graphs to Model Interconnection Networks, I
Room 211, Kupfrian Hall Organizers: Daniela Ferrero, Texas State University
Beth Novick, Clemson University nbeth@clemson.edu

Saturday May 22, 2010, 11:00 a.m.12:50 p.m.
Special Session on Homology Theories for Knots and Skein Modules, I
Room 204, Kupfrian Hall Organizers: Mikhail Khovanov, Columbia University
Jozef H. Przytycki, George Washington University przytyck@gwu.edu
Radmila Sazdanovic, George Washington University

11:00 a.m.
Turaev genus, knot signature, and the knot homology concordance invariants: Part 1.
Oliver T Dasbach*, Louisiana State University
Adam M Lowrance, University of Iowa
(10605796)

11:30 a.m.
Turaev genus, knot signature, and the knot homology concordance invariants: Part 2.
Oliver T Dasbach, Louisiana State University
Adam M Lowrance*, University of Iowa
(10605797)

12:00 p.m.
Cube Diagrams: The Topology and Geometry of Knots in Three Dimensions.
Scott Baldridge*, Louisiana State University
Adam Lowrance, University of Iowa
(106057220)

12:30 p.m.
The theory of classical theta functions from a topological perspective.
Razvan Gelca*, Texas Tech University
Alejandro Uribe, University of Michigan
(106057117)

Saturday May 22, 2010, 3:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Curvature Driven Flows in Deformable Domains.
Jim Wise Theater, 2nd Floor, Kupfrian Hall
Ricardo H. Nochetto*, University of Maryland
(10606503)

Saturday May 22, 2010, 4:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
Special Session on Graph Theory, II
Room 104, Tiernan Hall Organizers: Nathan W. Kahl, Seton Hall University Nathan.Kahl@shu.edu
Michael J. Ferrara, University of Colorado at Denver
Arthur H. Busch, University of Dayton

4:00 p.m.
A surgery reducing the AllTerminal Reliability of threshold graphs having a specified degree condition.
John T. Saccoman*, Seton Hall University, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
(106005110)

4:30 p.m.
On the Weighted Component Line Connectivity of Trees and Unicycles.
C L Suffel*, Stevens Institute of Technology
L Iswara Chandra, Stevens Institute of Technology
A Suhartomo, Stevens Institute of Technology
D Gross, Seton Hall University
(106005219)

5:00 p.m.
Proper and rainbow paths and cycles.
Shinya Fujita, Gunma National College of Technology
Aydin Gerek, Lehigh University
Colton Magnant*, Lehigh University
(10600569)

5:30 p.m.
The Thickness and Chromatic Number of $r$Inflated Graphs.
Michael O Albertson, Smith College
Debra L Boutin, Hamilton College
Ellen Gethner*, University of Colorado Denver
(106005173)

6:00 p.m.
Degree Improvements to Bounds on the Binding Number and Toughness of a Graph.
Michael R. Yatauro*, Research Fellow/Stevens Institute of Technology
(10600547)

6:30 p.m.
Graphs with the Maximum or Minimum Number of 1Factors.
Daniel J Gross*, Seton Hall University
Nathan W Kahl, Seton Hall University
John T Saccoman, Seton Hall University
(10600585)

Saturday May 22, 2010, 4:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Elliptic and Parabolic Problems in Geometry, II
Room 112, Tiernan Hall Organizers: Simon Brendle, Stanford University brendle@math.stanford.edu
MuTao Wang, Columbia University

Saturday May 22, 2010, 4:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematics of Optics and Matter Waves
Room 107, Tiernan Hall Organizers: Roy Goodman, New Jersey Institute of Technology goodman@njit.edu

Saturday May 22, 2010, 4:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Neuroscience: Modeling, Analysis, and Simulations
Room 113, Tiernan Hall Organizers: Horacio G. Rotstein, New Jersey Institute of Technology horacio@njit.edu

4:00 p.m.
Synchronization of coupled limit cycles.
Georgi S. Medvedev*, Department of Mathematics, Drexel Univeristy
(106037177)

4:30 p.m.
A model of two interacting accumulators for reach and saccade reaction time behavior.
Daniel Martí*, Center for Neural Science / New York University
Heather Dean, Center for Neural Science / New York University
John Rinzel, Center for Neural Science / New York University/Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
Bijan Pesaran, Center for Neural Science / New York University
(106092239)

5:00 p.m.
Canard dynamic structures and their roles in generating abrupt transitions between firing frequency regimes in neural models: The stellate cell case.
Horacio G. Rotstein*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Tilman Kispersky, Program in Neuroscience, Boston University
John A. White, Department of Bioengineering and The Brain Institute, University of Utah
(106092112)

5:30 p.m.
Discussion

Saturday May 22, 2010, 4:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Biomembranes: Modeling, Analysis, and Computation, II
Room 105, Tiernan Hall Organizers: Ricardo H. Nochetto, University of Maryland rhn@math.umd.edu
Dionisios Margetis, University of Maryland

4:00 p.m.
Coupling of membrane shape and local protein and lipid composition and its relevance to intracellular trafficking.
Benjamin R. Capraro*, University of Pennsylvania
Aiwei Tian, University of Pennsylvania
Michael C Heinrich, University of Pennsylvania
Tobias Baumgart, University of Pennsylvania
(106092231)

4:30 p.m.
Phase Separation in Two Phase Lipid Membrane Vesicle.
Sanjay M Dharmavaram*, Cornell University
Timothy J Healey, Cornell University
(106000193)

5:00 p.m.
Implications of Ising Criticality in Live Cell Membranes.
Benjamin B Machta*, Department of Physics, Cornell University
Stefanos Papanikolaou, Department of Physics, Cornell University
James P Sethna, Department of Physics, Cornell University
Sarah L Veatch, Department of Biophysics, University of Michigan
(106092204)

Saturday May 22, 2010, 4:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
Special Session on Logic and Groups, II
Room 208, Kupfrian Hall Organizers: Peggy Dean, Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York
Claire Wladis, Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York cwladis@gmail.com
Marcos Zyman, Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York

Saturday May 22, 2010, 4:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Trends in Cayley Graphs to Model Interconnection Networks, II
Room 211, Kupfrian Hall Organizers: Daniela Ferrero, Texas State University
Beth Novick, Clemson University nbeth@clemson.edu

Saturday May 22, 2010, 4:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
Special Session on Groups, Computations, and Applications, II
Room 207, Kupfrian Hall Organizers: Delaram Kahrobaei, City University of New York dkahrobaei@gc.cuny.edu

4:00 p.m.
$L^2$ Betti numbers.
Andrzej Zuk*, University of Paris 7
(106020149)

4:30 p.m.
Computing fundamental domains for congruence subgroups of $\text{SL}_2$.
Lisa Carbone, Rutgers University
Leigh Cobbs, Rutgers University
Scott H. Murray*, University of Canberra
(106020145)

5:00 p.m.
Graphs of groups and the Grzegorczyk hierarchy.
Andrew J Duncan*, Newcastle University
(106020120)

5:30 p.m.
Adapting Hilbert's Tenth Problem to Group Based Cryptography.
Gilbert Baumslag, City University, New York City
Benjamin Fine*, Fairfield University, Fairfield, Connecticut
Douglas Troeger, City Unviersity, New York
(106020135)

6:00 p.m.
A public key exchange using semidirect products of groups.
Maggie Habeeb*, CUNY Graduate Center
Delaram Kahrobaei, CUNY Graduate Center
Vladmir Shpilrain, CUNY Graduate Center
(106020128)

6:30 p.m.
Factor Groups of the BaumslagSolitar Groups and Subgroups of the Additive Group of Rational Numbers.
Anthony E Clement*, Brooklyn College, City University of New York
(10602099)

Saturday May 22, 2010, 4:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
Special Session on Homology Theories for Knots and Skein Modules, II
Room 204, Kupfrian Hall Organizers: Mikhail Khovanov, Columbia University
Jozef H. Przytycki, George Washington University przytyck@gwu.edu
Radmila Sazdanovic, George Washington University

Saturday May 22, 2010, 4:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
Special Session on Invariants of Knots, Links, and 3Manifolds, II
Room 205, Kupfrian Hall Organizers: Abhijit Champanerkar, College of Staten Island, CUNY abhijit@math.csi.cuny.edu
Ilya S. Kofman, College of Staten Island, CUNY
Philip J. P. Ording, Medgar Evers College, CUNY

4:00 p.m.
Indicatrices and Superinvariants of Knots.
Colin Adams*, Williams College
Dan Collins, Cornell University
Katherine Hawkins, Williams College
Charmaine Sia, MIT
Robert Silversmith, Williams College
Bena Tshishiku, Washington and Lee University
(106057158)

5:00 p.m.
Character varieties of a family of 2bridge knot complements.
Ronald van Luijk, Universiteit Leiden
Melissa Macasieb*, Univeristy of Maryland
Kathleen Petersen, Florida State University
(106057147)

5:30 p.m.
Polynomial and contact invariants of links in lens spaces.
Christopher R Cornwell*, Michigan State University
(10605483)

6:00 p.m.
Toward an Arithmetic theory of ChekhovFock Algebras.
Neal W. Stoltzfus*, Dept. of Math., Louisiana State University
(106057150)

6:30 p.m.
The WPolynomial and the Mahler Measure of the Kauffman Bracket.
Robert Todd*, University of Nebraska at Omaha
(10605725)

Saturday May 22, 2010, 4:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on Teichmüller Theory, Hyperbolic Geometry, and Complex Dynamics, II
Room 114, Tiernan Hall Organizers: Zheng Huang, College of Staten Island, CUNY huangz@mail.csi.cuny.edu
Ren Guo, University of Minnesota

Saturday May 22, 2010, 4:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms, Lfunctions, and Applications, II
Room 111, Tiernan Hall Organizers: Ameya Pitale, American Institute of Mathematics pitale@aimath.org
Anantharam Raghuram, Oklahoma State University

Saturday May 22, 2010, 4:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on Topological and Computational Dynamics, II
Room 206, Kupfrian Hall Organizers: JeanPhilippe Lessard, Institute for Advanced Study and Rutgers University lessard@math.rutgers.edu
Konstantin M. Mischaikow, Rutgers University

4:00 p.m.
Chaotic braided solutions via forcing and rigorous numerics.
Jan Bouwe van den Berg*, VU University Amsterdam
JeanPhilippe Lessard, Rutgers University
(10603717)

4:30 p.m.
Quantifying Patterns in a CoupledPatch Population Model.
Sarah Day*, College of William and Mary
Benjamin Holman, College of William and Mary
Sebastian Schreiber, UC Davis
(10603719)

5:00 p.m.
Computing Global Dynamics of Multiparameter Systems.
Bill Kalies*, Florida Atlantic Univ.
(106037238)

5:30 p.m.
Rigorous Computation of Connecting Orbits for Flows I: Problem Description and Parameterization of Invariant Manifolds.
J D Mireles James*, Rutgers University
J P Lessard, Institute for Advanced Study, and Rutgers University
K M Mischaikow, Rutgers University
J B van den Berg, VU University Amsterdam
(10603714)

6:00 p.m.
Rigorous Computations of Connecting Orbits for Flows. Part II: Contraction mapping, Radii polynomials and the GrayScott equation.
J.B. van den Berg, VU University Amsterdam
J.D. Mireles James, Rutgers University
J.P. Lessard*, IAS and Rutgers University
K. Mischaikow, Rutgers University
(106034106)

Saturday May 22, 2010, 4:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
Special Session on Lie Algebras and Representation Theory, II
Room 210, Kupfrian Hall Organizers: Gautam Chinta, City College, City University of New York
Andrew Douglas, New York City College of Technology, City University of New York
Bart Van Steirteghem, Medgar Evers College, City University of New York bartvs@mec.cuny.edu

4:00 p.m.
Superinvolutions on graded superalgebras.
Marina Tvalavadze*, University of Saskatchewan
(10601767)

4:30 p.m.
Quotients for graded Lie algebras.
Juana Sanchez Ortega*, University of Malaga (Malaga, Spain)
(10601743)

5:00 p.m.
Overlap coefficients in representations of the $q$deformed algebra $U_{q}(so_{4})$.
Alexander Rozenblyum*, Mathematics Department, New York City College of Technology, CUNY
(10603355)

5:30 p.m.
On PBW bases.
Bogdan Ion*, University of Pittsburgh
(10601684)

6:00 p.m.
Finitedimensional representations of equivariant map algebras.
Erhard Neher*, University of Ottawa
Alistair Savage, University of Ottawa
Prasad Senesi, The Catholic University of America
(10601763)

6:30 p.m.
Automata and affine KazhdanLusztig cells.
Paul E Gunnells*, University of Massachusetts Amherst
(10602070)

Saturday May 22, 2010, 4:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on Financial Mathematics, II
Room 106, Tiernan Hall Organizers: Tim S.T. Leung, Johns Hopkins University timleung@jhu.edu

4:00 p.m.
The setvalued approach for conical markets models: risk measures and utility functions.
Andreas H Hamel*, Princeton University
(10604934)

4:30 p.m.
Horizon dependency of utility optimizers in incomplete models.
Kasper Larsen*, Carnegie Mellon University
Hang Yu, Carnegie Mellon University
(10609148)

5:00 p.m.
Forward Indifference Valuation of American Options in Incomplete Markets.
Tim S.T. Leung*, Johns Hopkins University
Ronnie Sircar, Princeton University
Thaleia Zariphopoulou, University of Texas at Austin; University of Oxford
(10606082)

5:30 p.m.
Maximum Drawdown of a JumpDiffusion Process and the Corresponding Partial IntegroDifferential Equations.
Libor Pospisil*, Columbia University
Jan Vecer, Columbia University
(106060161)

6:00 p.m.
Drawdowns, drawups and risk management.
Hongzhong Zhang, City University of New York
Olympia Hadjiliadis*, City University of New York
(10606028)
Sunday May 23, 2010

Sunday May 23, 2010, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Lobby, 2nd Floor, Kupfrian Hall

Sunday May 23, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Graph Theory, III
Room 104, Tiernan Hall Organizers: Nathan W. Kahl, Seton Hall University Nathan.Kahl@shu.edu
Michael J. Ferrara, University of Colorado at Denver
Arthur H. Busch, University of Dayton

8:00 a.m.
The Cost of 2Distinguishing.
Debra L Boutin*, Hamilton College
(106005225)

8:30 a.m.
List colorings of $K_5$minorfree graphs with special list assignments.
Daniel W. Cranston*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Anja Pruchnewski, Technical University of Ilmenau
Zsolt Tuza, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Margit Voigt, University of Applied Sciences Dresden
(10600527)

9:00 a.m.
ListDistinguishing Colorings of Graphs.
Breeann Tonnsen*, University of Colorado Denver
Michael Ferrara, University of Colorado Denver
Ellen Gethner, University of Colorado Denver
(106005202)

9:30 a.m.
Ribbon graphs and twisted duality.
Joanna A. EllisMonaghan*, Saint Michael's College
Iain Moffatt, University of South Alabama
(10600535)

10:00 a.m.
Extremal problems for homomorphisms.
Jonathan Cutler*, Montclair State University
A. J. Radcliffe, University of NebraskaLincoln
(106005140)

10:30 a.m.
The typical structure of $H$colourings of regular bipartite graphs.
David Galvin*, University of Notre Dame
John Engbers, University of Notre Dame
(10600515)

Sunday May 23, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Elliptic and Parabolic Problems in Geometry, III
Room 112, Tiernan Hall Organizers: Simon Brendle, Stanford University brendle@math.stanford.edu
MuTao Wang, Columbia University

Sunday May 23, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Invariants of Knots, Links, and 3Manifolds, III
Room 205, Kupfrian Hall Organizers: Abhijit Champanerkar, College of Staten Island, CUNY abhijit@math.csi.cuny.edu
Ilya S. Kofman, College of Staten Island, CUNY
Philip J. P. Ording, Medgar Evers College, CUNY

8:00 a.m.
On the Hyperbolic Gluing Equations and Representations of Fundamental Groups of Closed $3$Manifolds.
Tian Yang*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(106057122)

8:30 a.m.
On volumes of hyperbolic orbifolds.
Ilesanmi Adeboye*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(10605730)

9:00 a.m.
On the volume and ChernSimons invariant.
Christian Krogager Zickert*, University of California, Berkeley
(106057186)

9:30 a.m.
Knots with long unknotting tunnels.
Daryl Cooper, UC Santa Barbara
David Futer*, Temple University
Jessica S Purcell, Brigham Young University
(106057156)

10:00 a.m.
Margulis numbers for Haken manifolds.
Marc Culler*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Peter B. Shalen, University of Illinois at Chicago
(106057222)

10:30 a.m.
Do norm minimizing surfaces remain norm minimizing after filling?
David Gabai*, Princeton University
(10605794)

Sunday May 23, 2010, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Room 202, Kupfrian Hall

Sunday May 23, 2010, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Groups, Computations, and Applications, III
Room 207, Kupfrian Hall Organizers: Delaram Kahrobaei, City University of New York dkahrobaei@gc.cuny.edu

8:30 a.m.
Nonassociative algebra structures on sl(2)modules.
Andrew Douglas*, City University of New York
Murray Bremner, University of Saskatchewan
(106017224)

9:00 a.m.
How to compute the Wedderburn decomposition of an associative algebra.
Murray R. Bremner*, Mathematics and Statistics, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
(10601645)

9:30 a.m.
Equations in torsion feee hyperbolic groups.
Olga Kharlampovich*, McGill University, Dept Math and Stats
(106020228)

10:00 a.m.
How to cubulate a group.
Tim Hsu*, San Jose State University
Daniel T. Wise, McGill University
(106020144)

10:30 a.m.
On the Growth of Finitely Presented Rees Quotients of Free Inverse Semigroups.
Lev M Shneerson*, Hunter College of CUNY
(106020143)

Sunday May 23, 2010, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms, Lfunctions, and Applications, III
Room 111, Tiernan Hall Organizers: Ameya Pitale, American Institute of Mathematics pitale@aimath.org
Anantharam Raghuram, Oklahoma State University

Sunday May 23, 2010, 8:45 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Session for Contributed Papers, I
Room 113, Tiernan Hall

8:45 a.m.
The Gâteaux Derivative and Integral over Division Ring.
Aleks Kleyn*, New York, NY
(10601605)

9:00 a.m.
Some contractive type mappings and their applications to difference equations.
YongZhuo Chen*, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford
(10604751)

9:15 a.m.
Topological Aspects of Products of Lattices.
Carmen Vlad*, PACE University, New York
(106028132)

9:30 a.m.
On convergence and convexity properties of probabilistic metric spaces.
Patricia Giurgescu*, Danbury, CT
(106060194)

9:45 a.m.
Homomorphisms and derivations in proper Lie $CQ^*$algebras.
Choonkil Park*, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea
Zaman G. Eskandani, University of Tabriz
(10601726)

10:00 a.m.
Approximation algorithms for some modified Bessel functions.
Juri M. Rappoport*, Russian Academy of Sciences
(106033124)

10:15 a.m.
Euler's Constant and Integrals of Fractional Parts.
Huizeng Qin, Shandong University of Technology, P.R. China
Youmin Lu*, Bloomsburg University
(10600065)

10:30 a.m.
A monotonicity property of Riemann's xi function and a reformulation of the Riemann Hypothesis.
Jonathan Sondow*, New York, NY
Cristian Dumitrescu, Kitchener, Ontario
(106011176)

Sunday May 23, 2010, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Logic and Groups, III
Room 208, Kupfrian Hall Organizers: Peggy Dean, Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York
Claire Wladis, Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York cwladis@gmail.com
Marcos Zyman, Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York

Sunday May 23, 2010, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Trends in Cayley Graphs to Model Interconnection Networks, III
Room 211, Kupfrian Hall Organizers: Daniela Ferrero, Texas State University
Beth Novick, Clemson University nbeth@clemson.edu

9:00 a.m.
Applications of the Cayley graphs to the Degree/Diameter Problem.
Dominique Buset*, Université Libre de Bruxelles
(10600591)

9:30 a.m.
Large graphs of given degree and diameter.
Rinovia Simanjuntak*, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia
Miller Mirka, The University of Newcastle, Australia
Tomas Vetrik, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovakia
(106005216)

10:00 a.m.
The use of de Bruijn graphs in ChIPsequencing.
Frank Hsu*, Fordham University
(106005159)

10:30 a.m.
Cellular Automata on Cayley Graphs and Amenability for Finitely Generated Groups.
Paul E. Schupp*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign, IL 61801
(106020165)

Sunday May 23, 2010, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Homology Theories for Knots and Skein Modules, III
Room 204, Kupfrian Hall Organizers: Mikhail Khovanov, Columbia University
Jozef H. Przytycki, George Washington University przytyck@gwu.edu
Radmila Sazdanovic, George Washington University

Sunday May 23, 2010, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Teichmüller Theory, Hyperbolic Geometry, and Complex Dynamics, III
Room 114, Tiernan Hall Organizers: Zheng Huang, College of Staten Island, CUNY huangz@mail.csi.cuny.edu
Ren Guo, University of Minnesota

Sunday May 23, 2010, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Lie Algebras and Representation Theory, III
Room 210, Kupfrian Hall Organizers: Gautam Chinta, City College, City University of New York
Andrew Douglas, New York City College of Technology, City University of New York
Bart Van Steirteghem, Medgar Evers College, City University of New York bartvs@mec.cuny.edu

Sunday May 23, 2010, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Curvature, sphere theorems, and the Ricci flow.
Jim Wise Theater, 2nd Floor, Kupfrian Hall
Simon Brendle*, Stanford University
(10605301)

Sunday May 23, 2010, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Polygonal outer billiards.
Jim Wise Theater, 2nd Floor, Kupfrian Hall
Richard E. Schwartz*, Brown University
(10605104)

Sunday May 23, 2010, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Trends in Cayley Graphs to Model Interconnection Networks, IV
Room 211, Kupfrian Hall Organizers: Daniela Ferrero, Texas State University
Beth Novick, Clemson University nbeth@clemson.edu

3:00 p.m.
An Algebraic Approach to Finding Disjoint Paths in the Alternating Group Graph.
Lazaros D Kikas*, University of Detroit Mercy
(10600587)

3:30 p.m.
Cubic graphs with diameter $k$.
Jicheng Ma*, University of Auckland
(106005113)

4:00 p.m.
Power domination of honeycomb mesh networks.
Daniela Ferrero*, Texas State University
Seema Varguese, Cochin University of Science and Technology
A Vijaykumar, Cochin University of Science and Technology
(106005213)

4:30 p.m.
Conditional fault Hamiltonicity of the star graph.
ChengKuan Lin, National Chiao Tung University
Jimmy J.M. Tan, National Chiao Tung University
LihHsing Hsu, Providence University
Eddie Cheng*, Oakland University
Laszlo Liptak, Oakland University
(10600574)

Sunday May 23, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves
Room 104, Tiernan Hall Organizers: A. David Trubatch, Montclair State University trubatchd@mail.montclair.edu

3:00 p.m.
Bifurcations of standing waves in the cubicquintic Schrödinger equation with a multiwell potential.
Russell K. Jackson*, United States Naval Academy
(106035227)

3:30 p.m.
Nonlinear Dispersive Evolution Equations, and Stability of their Solitary Waves.
Yi A Li*, Stevens Institute of Technology
(106035241)

4:00 p.m.
Inverse Scattering Transform (IST) for the Multicomponent Nonlinear Schrodinger (NLS) Equation Under NonVanishing Boundary Conditions.
Barbara Prinari*, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
(106035142)

4:30 p.m.
Impact of stochastic perturbations on ultrashort solitons.
Levent Kurt*, Physics Department, The Graduate Center, CUNY
Tobias Schaefer, Department of Mathematics, College of Staten Island
(106035206)

5:00 p.m.
Pulse interaction in the ShortPulse Equation: progress report.
A. David Trubatch*, Montclair State University
Jose Barrios, Montclair State University
(106035221)

5:30 p.m.
A Master Modelocking Equation for Ultrashort Laser Pulses.
Edward D. Farnum*, Kean University, New Jersey Center for Science, Technology & Mathematics
J. Nathan Kutz, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Washington
(106078199)

Sunday May 23, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Groups, Computations, and Applications, IV
Room 207, Kupfrian Hall Organizers: Delaram Kahrobaei, City University of New York dkahrobaei@gc.cuny.edu

3:00 p.m.
Structures related to intersection of curves on surfaces.
Moira Chas*, Stony Brook University
Anthony V. Phillips, Stony Brook University
Steve Lalley, University of Chicago
(106000121)

3:30 p.m.
Comparing Free Abelian Groups and Purely Transcendental Fields.
Russell Miller*, Queens College & Graduate Center, CUNY
(106003182)

4:00 p.m.
A computational approach to the AndrewsCurtis Conjecture.
Alex D Myasnikov*, Stevens Institute of Technology
(106020184)

4:30 p.m.
Lengthbased attack on a cryptosystem based on polycyclic groups.
David Garber*, Holon Institute of Technology, Israel
(106020131)

5:00 p.m.
Averaging Group Elements.
Alexander Ushakov*, Stevens Institute of Technology
Natalia Mosina, CUNY
(106020230)

5:30 p.m.
GroupTheoretic Cryptography: Respice, Adspice, Prospice.
Nelly Fazio, CUNY Graduate Center and City College of New York
William Skeith*, CUNY Graduate Center and City College of New York
(106020223)

Sunday May 23, 2010, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Homology Theories for Knots and Skein Modules, IV
Room 204, Kupfrian Hall Organizers: Mikhail Khovanov, Columbia University
Jozef H. Przytycki, George Washington University przytyck@gwu.edu
Radmila Sazdanovic, George Washington University

Sunday May 23, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Invariants of Knots, Links, and 3Manifolds, IV
Room 205, Kupfrian Hall Organizers: Abhijit Champanerkar, College of Staten Island, CUNY abhijit@math.csi.cuny.edu
Ilya S. Kofman, College of Staten Island, CUNY
Philip J. P. Ording, Medgar Evers College, CUNY

3:00 p.m.
On the monodromy maps of certain fibered twisted torus knots.
Joan Birman*, Columbia University
Peter Brinkmann, The City College of New York, CUNY
Keiko Kawamuro, University of Iowa
(106057115)

3:30 p.m.
Invariants of psedoAnosov maps.
Keiko Kawamuro*, University of Iowa
(106057172)

4:00 p.m.
The LawrenceKrammerBigelow Representations of the Braid Groups via Quantum $\mathfrak{sl}_2$.
Craig Jackson*, Ohio Wesleyan University
Thomas Kerler, Ohio State University
(10608111)

4:30 p.m.
Walks Along Braids and the Colored Jones Polynomial.
Cody Armond*, Louisiana State University
(10605786)

5:00 p.m.
On the cube number of a knot.
Ben McCarty*, Louisiana State University
(106057242)

5:30 p.m.
analytic link theory in a complex surface singularity link.
Anne Pichon*, Université de la Méditerranée, Marseille, France
(106032234)

Sunday May 23, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Topological and Computational Dynamics, III
Room 206, Kupfrian Hall Organizers: JeanPhilippe Lessard, Institute for Advanced Study and Rutgers University lessard@math.rutgers.edu
Konstantin M. Mischaikow, Rutgers University

3:00 p.m.
The topological and geometrical evolution of cellular structures.
Emanuel A Lazar*, Princeton University
(10605189)

3:30 p.m.
Invariant solutions and statespace dynamics of lowReynolds turbulence.
John F. Gibson*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Predrag Cvitanović, Georgia Institute of Technology
(10607620)

4:00 p.m.
The tangled edge of turbulence in bursting Couette flow.
Lennaert van Veen*, University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Genta Kawahara, Osaka University
Atsushi Matsumura, Osaka University
(10607607)

4:30 p.m.
Liquid crystals in polyhedral domains: topological problems.
Maxim Zyskin*, Department of mathematics, University of Texas, Brownsville
(106055201)

5:00 p.m.
Iterates of Quasicontinuous Functions.
Annalisa Crannell*, Franklin & Marshall College
Sohaib Alam, U. Texas
(10603759)

Sunday May 23, 2010, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Lie Algebras and Representation Theory, IV
Room 210, Kupfrian Hall Organizers: Gautam Chinta, City College, City University of New York
Andrew Douglas, New York City College of Technology, City University of New York
Bart Van Steirteghem, Medgar Evers College, City University of New York bartvs@mec.cuny.edu

Sunday May 23, 2010, 3:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
Session for Contributed Papers, II
Room 113, Tiernan Hall

3:00 p.m.
A Boom Model: Trader Herding and Autocorrelation from Communication.
Suneal K. Chaudhary*, Monmouth University
(10609123)

3:15 p.m.
Compartmental SIS/SIR models with Multiple Strains.
Nadarajah Kirupaharan*, Manhattan Community College  The City University of New York
Channa Navaratna, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
(106092249)

3:30 p.m.
A new constitutive framework for biological materials with elastic behavior.
KaiBin Fu*, Department of Mathematics, Prairie View A&M University
(106074107)

3:45 p.m.
A note on real noncommutative locally JBalgebras.
Alexander A. Katz*, St. John's University, NY
(106046232)

4:00 p.m.
On continuity of derivations on real locally C*algebras.
Alexander A. Katz, St. John's University, NY
Oleg Friedman*, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
(106046235)

Sunday May 23, 2010, 4:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
Special Session on Vortex Dynamics: Theory and Applications
Room 114, Tiernan Hall Organizers: Denis Blackmore, New Jersey Institute of Technology deblac@m.njit.edu
Morten Brøns, Technical University of Denmark
Chjan Lim, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

4:00 p.m.
A new calculus for two dimensional vortex dynamics.
Darren G Crowdy*, Imperial College London
(10603162)

4:30 p.m.
THE NONPOLYNOMIAL CONSERVATION LAWS AND INTEGRABILITY ANALYSIS OF A GENERALIZED RIEMANN TYPE HYDRODYNAMICAL EQUATION.
Anatoliy K. Prykarpatsky*, The AGH University of Science and Technology of Krakow, Poland
Ziemowit Popowicz, The Institute of Theoretical Physics,
(10607606)

5:00 p.m.
Viscous evolution of a point vortex equilibrium.
Eva Kanso*, University of Southern California
(10603792)

5:30 p.m.
Wake Structure and Energy Efficiency in Idealized Fishlike Locomotion.
Scott David Kelly*, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
(106076251)

6:00 p.m.
Anomalous expansion and negative specific heat in quasi2D plasmas.
Timothy D Andersen*, Hampton, VA
Chjan C Lim, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
(10607012)

6:30 p.m.
On the motion of point vortices on the sphere and hyperbolic sphere.
Mohamed I Jamaloodeen*, Georgia Gwinnett College
(10603732)
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